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Chitala chitala

Thousand Dollar Knifefish, Clown Knifefish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 14,40 kg ( 31 lb 12 oz )
length: 127 cm ( 50 inches )
locality: Jamuna River, Bangladesh
year: 2010
2657_Nasim Hasan_Thousand Dollar Knifefish_Chitala chitala.jpg
record caught by: Mr. Milan , courtesy of: Nasim Hasan, Angling in Bangladesh

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Bangladesh / capital: Dhaka / 143,998 sq km

Bangladesh

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 14,40 kg 31 lb 12 oz Jamuna River Bangladesh 2010
other methods 18,14 kg 40 lb 0 oz Ganges-Brahmaputra-River system, Indus River Bangladesh, India, Pakistan unknown
questionable 36,29 kg 80 lb 0 oz Yamuna River India 18??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 127 cm 50 inches
questionable 152 cm 60 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record

explanation:

rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods (net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.)
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught with rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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